Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; CORR 101
Transfers to: CSU
This course provides students with an overview of supervision of inmates in local, state, and federal correctional institutions. The issues of control in a continuum form of institutional daily living through crisis situations are introduced and discussed. The course emphasizes the role played by the offender and the correctional worker. Topics include inmate subculture, violence and the effects of crowding on inmates and staff, and coping techniques for correctional officers in a hostile prison environment. The causes and effects of abusive tactics are also discussed. This course has been identified by the Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training (CPOST) Board of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), California Youth Authority (CYA), and California Correctional Peace Officers Association as fulfilling the educational requirements of the CPOST Certificate for newly-hired officers after July 1, 1995 by CDCR and CYA.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921